World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: The Long Wait

To Germans the 21 miles of water between Calais and the chalk cliffs of Dover had never before seemed so wide. Now that all the usual channels of war information had been cut off, they got only what the Allies wanted them to have.

From across the moat they heard by the wireless that the Allies had just carried out their biggest maneuvers yet with para chute and glider-borne soldiers, British and U.S. Soon the same men would drop down out of the night somewhere on the Continent.

They heard that the amazing British...

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